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Earth Day Alphabet Mats

Are you looking for a resource that will help your kids work on many different skills at one time? Then, grab these free printable Earth Day Alphabet Mats!

With this activity, your pre-readers will work on letter recognition, formation, fine motor skills, and much more.

Earth Day literacy activities like this one are also a way to teach your students about Earth Day and how to take care of the planet.

Letter Mats

Your preschoolers and kindergarteners can use these letter mats to practice different pre-reading skills independently.

You can add this activity to your morning tubs or centers this April to make learning literacy skills and Earth Day vocabulary fun!

Getting Ready To Use The Earth Day Letter Mats:

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What’s Included:

  • 8 Earth Day Alphabet Mats
    • Aa is for Apple Core
    • Bb is for Bin
    • Cc is for Chip Bag
    • Ee is for Earth
    • Gg is for Garbage Can
    • Rr is for Recycle Bin
    • Ss is for Sun
    • Ww is for Water Bottle

What Else Is Needed:

To prepare these alphabet mats for your kids, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Next, download and print the mats that you want your children to use on white card stock or copy paper.

Then, laminate the printables or place each sheet in a dry erase pocket.

Alphabet Mats

The only other supplies that you will need for this activity are play dough and dry erase markers.

You can make your own dough for this activity. Try this Jello Play Dough recipe or the Kool-Aid Play Dough.

How To Use The Earth Day Alphabet Mats:

For this Earth Day activity, your preschooler and kindergarteners will select a mat and identify the picture on it.

Next, they will say the name of the letter and the sound it makes. You can also show your kids that the picture begins with that sound.

Earth Day Activity

Then, they will use dough to form the capital and lowercase letter and the picture.

Using a dry erase marker, your students will trace over the letters.

Letter Formation Activity

On the “Ee is for Earth” mat, your children will identify the picture of the Earth and the capital and lowercase letter E.

They will then use dough to form the picture and letters. Finally, your kids will trace over the letters.

These Earth Day Alphabet Mats are a fun way for your kids to work on letter recognition and formation this April.

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Letter Recognition Activity

You May Also Like These Earth Day Activities:

Get your students to think, read, and write about how they can help the Earth with this bundle of fun, low-prep Earth Day Activities!

In this packet, you will receive an Earth Day craftivity, writing prompt with a brainstorming web and vocabulary cards, two emergent readers for different levels, and an Earth Day crown that your students can make.

Click on the picture to learn more about the activities in this bundle!

Download The Earth Day Letter Mats:

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